• Collaborative posts
  • The Best Family Day Out Ever

    best family day out ever

    Howling family days out have been well documented here on the blog (remember Father’s Day?) so for me to give anything the accolade ‘best family day out ever’ is really quite something. This is how I’m feeling about Friday, which was a wonderful boost as we’ve not been having a great time lately. What made […]

  • Autism
  • How to Love Your Challenging Child 

    How to Love Your Challenging Child 

    Notice the title of this article isn’t: “how to love your autistic child,” or “how to love your SEN child?” That’s because a challenging child can happen to anyone. Additional needs or not. Cards on the table: I’m going to come right out and say that parenting my own challenging child is the hardest thing I’ve […]

  • Autism
  • When You Are Close to Breaking Point

    breaking point

    What is breaking point? In a nutshell, we all have a certain level of stress that tips us over the edge. It differs from person to person, and we’re the only one who will know what that level is for ourselves. When I was working, my boss used to ask if I had capacity to […]

  • Guest Posts
  • Guest Post: She Has a Name #SheHasAName

    #shehasaname

    This article has been brought to you by Daniel, who writes the brilliant blog Vent Spleen. It’s not for the feint hearted, but it is utterly vital reading as far as I’m concerned. #SheHasAName    A Water Tanker, left abandoned. Inside the bodies of 50 dead girls. A conspiracy of silence that has to be broken because it […]